Posts Tagged ‘UI’

Opera Mini 6 for BlackBerry Now Available with New Look, YouTube Support, and More Features!

March 23rd, 2011

Opera Mini Opera Mini 6 Browser App for BlackBerry has been released with a fresh new look, YouTube Support, and more new features! Check out the new features below:

  • A Fresh New Look – Opera Mini 6 sports a new and improved design, including a new skin, and new zoom and jump buttons for easy touch-navigation.
  • Share – Share links directly to major social network sites as you browse, directly from Opera Mini 6.
  • YouTube Support – Click any Mobile YouTube video to launch it directly on your device’s native media player (if available).
  • Improved Zoom for Touch Screens – Pinch-to-zoom is now supported for multi-touch devices. Regular touch devices now zoom with a double-tap, or with Opera’s new zoom buttons.
  • Tailored to Tablets – We’ve designed a new user interface especially for tablet users.
  • Open Link in Background – Read your news uninterrupted and utilize the power of tabs by opening new links in the background.
  • Better Font Support – We’ve been working hard to improve the selection and rendering of Asian fonts, including Thai and Arabic.

For more information or to download the new Opera Mini 6 App, go to

Foursquare for BlackBerry Alpha Maintenance Release Now Available for Download

February 15th, 2011

foursquare_logo_boy Foursquare Team has released an Alpha maintenance update with fixing some of issues reported by Foursquare users. According to Foursquare Team, an official release will be made available once resolutions are confirmed.

Here are some fixes included in this alpha release:

  • Resolution of screen lock up issue after login on some devices
  • Resolution of checkin results lock up issue on some devices
  • Resolution of “send to twitter/facebook” not showing
  • UI fix with viewing photos on a smaller device
  • Landscape/Portrait rotational fix on some touch devices

If you would like to try this maintenance release now, just download it from directly from your BlackBerry.



    Introduction of BlackBerry Maps 6.0

    January 15th, 2011

    BB Maps 6.0 As BlackBerry users, it is usually very comfortable with a BlackBerry map on hand for navigating. And RIM just posted a news in its official blog that the new version 6.0 of BlackBerry Maps was released together with the BlackBerry OS 6.0. It is really an excited news. Here are some great features added in BlackBerry Map 6.0:

    • More information (such as: hospitals, parking, and shopping centers) is included in this new high-quality maps. And there is also higher road density that fills out the gaps at some zoom levels;
    • Search engine in BlackBerry Maps 6.0 has been optimized to assist us to find the destination (if it is a specific place or address);
    • BlackBerry Maps 6.0 integrates with the new Universal Search feature in the BlackBerry 6.0 OS;
    • Pinch-to-zoom feature has been incorporated in BlackBerry Maps 6.0 with the power of BlackBerry 6.0 OS and its touch screen support;
    • BlackBerry Maps will always know where we’re located, as long as we have cell service and a view of the sky;
    • The UI for BlackBerry Maps 6.0 has been optimized for the best possible experience;
    • BlackBerry Maps 6.0 comes fully integrated with BlackBerry smartphone’s native Apps. BlackBerry Maps can be launched from numerous platforms: an email, a geo-tagged photo, Universal Search, BlackBerry Messenger, and any generic text field (for example, typing in an address can launch Maps).